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Plum Island Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Fusion
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2 Sunset Dr, Newbury, MA 01951-1809
+1 978-463-2290
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good meal and great staff but we were unable to carry on a conversation due to loud people at surrounding tables and the bar. Won't return as conversation without yelling should be part of the dining experience.

Thank Rebecca B
Harrisburg, PA
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had dinner here. The windows and doors were open with a beautiful breeze off the salt marshes. The food was very good as were the drinks. Swordfish was excellent. It was a great island experience.

Thank SABTravels
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was with a party of 5 women celebrating a bachelorette on Plum Island this past weekend. We had a great experience of the restaurant. Our server was attentive and prompt and happy to answer all our questions. I had the BEST ribs I have ever had in my life. They were amazing. My girlfriends also enjoyed their scallops, salmon,... More 

1 Thank MontereyMama83
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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138 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My daughter and I had dinner at Plum Island Grille while visiting in Newburyport, MA. We ordered a small plate of sea scallops with brussel sprouts and had their sangria. The food was very very good and the small portion was perfectly satisfying for our appetites. We would return in a heartbeat to this restaurant.

Thank Retired662013
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Made. 7 PM reservation. Wife and I had a drink at the beautiful Sunset Bar. Paid check, bartender knocked over water glass , water in my wife's lap. No big deal, it is water. We were seated for dinner at 7PM. 20 minutes pass, no server had turned up. Others that are seated have baskets of bread, water, drinks. Our... More 

Thank Hammerhead44
Brookline, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

After spending the afternoon in Newburyport and walking on the beach at Plum Island, we had a delicious dinner at the Plum Island Grille. Though it was a busy Saturday night and we didn't have a reservation, the host asked us if we could finish by 7:30 (it was 6:25), and if so, he could seat us right away. I... More 

Thank Kathleenjp
milford, pa
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128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

My sister and I had dinner here tonight - she just moved to Newburyport a month ago. There are many nice places to eat "in town" but we decided to try the Plum Island Grille tonight. Cars were parked up and down the street so we were afraid we would not be able to get dinner on a Friday night.... More 

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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

all the locals have been coming for awhile now but during the summer months it gets taken over by tourists, uggggg amazing food

Thank Gioia C
Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Perfect location and atmosphere for a laid-back beach vacation. Seafood very fresh, interesting sauces, good variety.

Thank Susan_in_MA
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Plum Island Grille is a dark and filthy place. We ordered as a starter the tomato soup which was made of tomato chunks from a can with some celery,no spices,no salt, no olive oil nothing else. The soup was cold and kind of 'heated' in the microwave! The cup was overloaded so that the waitress spilled some of it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sunset Dr, Newbury, MA 01951-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-463-2290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?